Clyde communities exhibtion

Learners are given the brief to organise an exhibition about the River Clyde communities for staff, learners, parents and invited guests.  Learners are invited to offer their ideas on content and how an exhibition should be organised. The project will be learner led with them splitting into groups in accordance with the knowledge they wish to display. For example; group A - history of the Clyde, group B - industry, group C - leisure and pleasure, group D - poetry and song, group E - project management and organisation. This project is entirely flexible and can be as small or as ambitious as time, resources and space will allow.

Broad Outcomes of learning

• Learners have researched and developed knowledge and understanding of the historical and cultural significance of the River Clyde 
• Learners have experienced working in teams and have developed group task allocation, negotiation and decision making strategies 
• Learners will develop employability skills including communication, planning, researching and presenting 
• Pupils will learn how to take more responsibility for their learning and completion of task. Success of the exhibition will be dependent on task completion. Regular class meetings and updates will foster independence. 
• Pupils take responsibility for their learning through making decisions about all aspects of the exhibition including content, resources, design, invitations and presentation 
• Learners have developed enterprising skills identified as 4 capacities of CfE

Relevance to curriculum

• Supports CfE Social Studies, Environmental Studies, Language, Expressive arts, Science 
• This cross curricular project is relevant to aspects of these curricula in a real context

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